Sunday, August 12, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sunday Augs 12.1849.

Augt 12—1 Clear and Pleasant-Coolish in shade-No Church at ours today-Children Chas. Mary. J Calvin & self went to Lutheran Church in M[?]. Son Chas. & self went the in Evs[?].. I walked round by Capitol after tea from 6 ¼ to 7 ½ [?]. home from Church at 9 ¼ and to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Monday, August 13, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13—2 Clear and Pleasant. AM work RlRd. Gen. Taylor left town for Carlisle this morning. [?]. in [?] $12. R[?] of [?] Evs last of Mrs[?]. William[?] McNeal Fee $5. in relation to complaints [?] against her husband paid yesterday by children [?] to Collection in Lutherean Church 7 cts[?]. pd.. Garvin[?] Boon 31 ¼ in full for this morn.. making short hon[?] Burr a[?] carriage present son Chas[?] this Booryl[?] [?] [?] shop when[?] sh[?]_called at Shakespeare Hotel to see Mr Emerson_Spent day chiefly at home. Mr Chas. & self at Beattys a few minutes about 9 A.M. about my bunk[?]_to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Tuesday, August 14, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-3 Clear till 8 or 9 A.M. then Cloudy and Rain from 10 P.M. till 1 [?] P.M. AM. work at rail road. handed wife $1.00 for family purposes while [?] shall[?] be absent a day or two. [?] daughter Mary 4cts [?] 71/2[?] [?] J Calvin & self left home in our carriage by way of Linglestown to Mr. Mrs. Barnitz’s[?] about 2 ½ Ms. beyond Laid town from Hs[?].. where it comm[?] [?] tolerably Smart. Put our carriage under a shed. Went into the house 15 or 20 Ms. there in all about ½ an hour. Served subpa for Dr Mills on one Philip Allsman[?] living with Barnitz [?] he s[?]s 16 going on 17. Saw 2 or three children of Henry Sutz there. One daughter of his named Mary I think a very sweet

Aug 14-3 contd.. pretty faced girl aged about 16 mos in the room when I read the subpa. to Harman and burst out crying and left the room the moment I came to that part of Subpa[?] naming Mills the words for "seduction" "abortion". The mere trial[?] very [?] Mr Barnitz & family but he seemed to consider Mills a great impostor to[?] who designed to ruin Sutz’s family who he hoped would have justice for his offenses. He left about 10 ¾ AM and proceeded towards Jonestown & pd for Cakes 8 cts & arrived at Hershey Tavern 18 or 20 miles from Hs[?]. about 12 ½ pm having a slight rain all the way from Barnitz’s. Got dinner at 1½[.] It stopped raining about 2 to 3 P.M. Clear in Evs amt $1.12 got. carriage ofby[?] not washed. Spent af. & Evs.

[?]..showed[?] to bed 9 P.M.

Wednesday, August 15, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15-4 Clear & fine. Cool all day. Part of time coldish and some windy—got breakfast at Harpers at 6 ½ A.M. Paid Bill $1.50 & [?] 12 ½. & left at 7 ¼ A.M.-Arrived at Jonestown 8 ¼ A.M. stopped few minutes at Rauks Inn. I called few minutes at Esqs Brun[?] to inquire about Wi.[?] Perven[?] his circumstances-worth nothing & [?] every way. Stopt at Fredericksburg or Stumpstown 3 ms. from Jonest. and at Pine Grove 18 ms. from Harpers and arrived at "Fremont" at Shipply Hotel at 1 P.M. 25 Miles from Harpers—got dinner at 2 P.M. and children and self walked between 3 ½ & 5 ½ P.M. to Donaldson /[?] a small village of some 50 to 75 Houses & 2 hotels. One very fine one in the midst of mountains & coal operating around among the coal mining [?]. They are just [?]. doing[?] a pretty large church at Donaldson but nobody seemed able to cite whether it was for Methodists Presbyterians or Catholics.-one said for the first. another for Presby. and 2 supported for the Cat.-home to hotel at 5 ½ P.M. Riding party of rather mildish young men and women came from Miners [?] 9 ms. off [?] for [?]. 7 coal mining[?] men[?] from Adams County. one named Moyers or Myers at Harpers all last night & drove pretty much in company with us to Fremont today—This place is Much the size of Donaldson & has 3 Hotels 13[?] houses, but miserable bad or small accommodations for carriages & horses &[?] here rather bel[?] Midd[?] takes too much watching and runs over the track too much. this [?]. Made up at 8 ½ pm. to bed 9 ½ pm.

Thursday, August 16, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 5 Clear & fine-quite coldish till 6 or 7 A.M. cool and pleasant all day—got breakfast at Fremont at 7 ¾ A.M. pd.. Bill $1.75 &[?] 12 ½ & left for Bear Gap at 7 ¼ A.M. had delightful drive over the Mountain (stopping at tavern on top of mountain 4 ms from Fremont to nater[?] & at Jacob Heberlings Inn 9 ms. form Fremont) along Williams Valley to Bear Gap where we arrived at –10 ¾ A.M. and stopped at Schaeffers. Children and self looked round Miner [?]. dined 1 ½ P.M.-remained till 3 ½ P.M. pd.. Bill 62 cts[?]. AMt-$2.50-[?] of pd.. Schaeffer amt of Bill against him by Dr. J.G. Mills for Dentistry to his daughter. $9.25 & subd[?].. $2.25 for church and[?] pd Bear Gap & pd it as follows to amt[?]. He objected to pd.. Bill

Aug 16-5 amt pd..-for Dentistry-proposed paying five [or fine] dolls in [?]ill [?]. I told him if he would pay $7.00 in cash I would subscribe the other $2.25 to his church in which they agreed & he[?] settled it & he [?] from him on pd. Bill only $7.00 in cash & [?] it in full. I signed my name on his Subscription fee for $2.25 but left it for him to mark pd.. $9.25 may he set down from my client pd.. Dr. Mills at [?] $9.25 [?].- wrote letter from bear gap back to Mr.[?] Hipple Jr. Fremont absent Hitchings Strap detained in his stable by carelessness of his owner[?]. left for Halifax at 3 ½ P.M. by way of Richards Gap & arrived there 20 ms.. at 7 ½ P.M. and stopt at Fredericks Hotel. [?][?] got supper 8 ¼ and to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Friday, August 17, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17--- 6 Clear and warm. Got breakfast at 6 ½ AM pd.. Bill to Esqs Boyer $1.75 & to other[?] 12 ½ (viz 10 to [?] & 2 on way) amt $1.87 ½ & [?] and lemonade at Dauphin (including other 2 cts) 12 ½ & 12 toll gate at Dauphin amt $2 12 ½ & arrived at home at 11 A.M. Stopt few minutes on way to Philip [?] door but did not get out. Spent rest of day chiefly at home. Called at Shakespeare Hotel to see Emerson. To bed 9 ½.

Saturday, August 18, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18-7 Cloudy clear and some trifle of rain A.M. [?] RlRd 15.16 & 17 inst & today till [?] noon_pd for 4 doz Eggs 32, 2/4 lbs Beef 18. 2 lbs Butter 32. squashes. Cakes. Liver 17 & pd [?] Callum[?] of 28 lbs of wheatflour 70, amt $1.69. Mr. Emerson & self spent some time in forenoon and a couple of hours in the afternoon at st[?] library examining Law on Mills Case-he also called on Miss Eliza Murray at her residence in Pine St. of Subject of her [?] testimony in said cases. Recd of [?] Tenant Mr. Anthony for [?] Heinz $3.00 [?][?]. Rent from this day in advance.-Emerson & self visited Mrs. Foltz for ½ an hour or more at corner of Chestnut and [?] Sts. [?] Ev. In Mills case from 8 ¾ to 9 ¼ or 9 ½ P.M.-home to bed 10 PM.

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